Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes

By | June 12, 2017
Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise, and Other Bribes Author Alfie Kohn
ISBN-10 0618001816
ISBN-13 9780618001811
Year 0000-00-00
Pages 448
Language English
Publisher Mariner Books
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The basic strategy we use for raising children teaching students and managing workers can be summarized in six words Do this and you ll get that We dangle goodies from candy bars to sales commissions in front of people in much the same way we train the family pet Drawing on a wealth of psychological research Alfie Kohn points the way to a more successful strategy based on working with people instead of doing things to them Do rewards motivate people asks Kohn Yes They motivate people to get rewards Seasoned with humor and familiar examples Punished By Rewards presents an argument unsettling to hear but impossible to dismiss

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